Former Mayor & Wife Robbed in Lakawon

Former Pagadian City Mayor and his wife lost more or less P3-million in jewelries and cash to robber/s at Lakawon Island Beach Resort and Spa located in Barangay Cadiz Viejo, Cadiz City

The couple discovered the robbery around 7:00 a.m. Sunday inside their rented Junior Suite at the Island resort.

Police Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, Cadiz City OIC police chief said the couple reported the incident to Cadiz City Police Office.

They were identified as Samuel Sy Co, 51, married, businessman and former Mayor of Pagadian City in Zamboanga Del Sur and his wife Priscilla Ann Co, 49 , businesswoman, both of 50 Lapu-lapu Street, Magallanes Village, Makati City in Metro Manila.

The victims declared to police authorities their missing items; one set earrings (Diamond stud, 3 carats per earring) worth P900,000.00; (1) one tennis/eternity bracelet (Diamond) worth P1,500,000.00; (1) one bangle/Bulgari (Diamond) worth P200,000.00; (1) one set earrings (white and green diamonds); (1) one bracelet (white and green diamonds); (1) necklace with pendant (white and green diamonds) all worth P500,000.00.

One (1) hoop earrings (white gold with diamonds) worth P50, 000.00; (1) one white gold men’s Rolex with diamonds worth P500, 000.00; (1) one gold with diamonds cross pendant and gold chain worth P50, 000.00; (1) one white gold diamond ring for men worth P100, 000.00; (1) one set pearl white earrings worth P50, 000.00 and cash amounting to P15,000.00 with a total of P3, 315, 000, 00.

The suspect/s reportedly gained entrance at the window of the comfort room.

The Lakawon Island Beach Resort is now owned by businessman Vladi Gonzales.

Police is investigating the incident to identify the culprit/s.*(CMG)


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